Texas Instruments TI-Nspire, TI-Nspire CAS Handheld with Touchpad Calculator Getting Started

The TI-Nspire CAS handheld provides algebraic capability to symbolically solve equations, factor and expand variable expressions, complete the square, find antiderivatives, and compute limits and exact solutions in irrational forms, making it a robust hands-on learning tool that satisfies math and science curriculum needs from middle school through college.

Getting Started with the TI Nspire Handheld

About CAS
TI Nspire Handheld Keys
Preparing the Handheld for Use
Turning On the TI Nspire Handheld for the First Time
Using the TI Nspire Touchpad
Using the Home Screen
Understanding the Scratchpad
The TI Nspire Handheld Screen
Using Hints
Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Using the Scratchpad

Calculating with the Scratchpad
Inserting Items from the Catalog
Viewing the History
Editing Scratchpad Expressions
Graphing with the Scratchpad
Working with Variables in the Scratchpad
Saving the Scratchpad Contents
Clearing Scratchpad Contents

Working with Documents on TI Nspire Handhelds

Opening a Document
Creating a New Document
Saving Documents
Working with Applications
Using the Application Menu
Context Menus
Working with Problems and Pages
Adding a Problem to a Document
Viewing and Reordering Pages in a Document
Copying, Pasting, and Deleting Problems
Renaming a Problem
Adding a Page to a Problem
Moving Through Pages in a Document
Managing Documents
Closing a Document
Understanding the TI Nspire Tools

Working with Images

Working with Images on a Handheld

Working in a TI Nspire Navigator Teacher Software Classroom

Logging In
Pausing a Class Session
Understanding File Transfers

Configuring Handhelds

Installing the AAA Batteries
Replacing AAA Batteries
Inserting the TI Nspire Rechargeable Battery
Checking Battery Status
Recharging the Handheld
Changing Handheld Settings
Changing the Preferred Language
Customizing the Handheld Setup
Customizing Document Settings
Customizing Graphs & Geometry Settings
Viewing Handheld Status
Using Wireless Communication Hardware

Connecting Handhelds and Transferring Files

Connecting Handhelds
Transferring Files to and from Handhelds
Transferring Files Between Computers and Handhelds
Handling Errors Resulting from Sending Folders

Memory and File Management

Checking Available Memory
Freeing Memory
Resetting the Memory

Updating the Handheld Operating System

What You Need to Know
Finding Operating System Updates
Updating the Operating System
Updating the OS on Multiple Handhelds
OS Upgrade Messages

Working in TI-84 Mode

Changing the Keypad
TI-84 Plus Mode Cables
Capturing Screens in TI-84 Mode
Upgrading the TI 84 Plus OS

Support and Service

Texas Instruments Support and Service
Service and Warranty Information
Precautions for Rechargeable Batteries

Categories: Calculators